I made friends with a guy from down under, a fellow permie and an aficionado of all things nitrogen-fixer. We’ve made a couple trades and this go round I ended up with some varieties that are going to be questionable at best for the climate here on the farm. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Mulch
Turns Out The World Is Round
That’s right it’s round and we didn’t fall off of it or anything we’ve just had a really weird and exciting winter. Never fear though, we are back and in top form. We will be ramping up the posts because we are going to be ramping up the projects here on Off Kilter Acres.
Late last fall our internet started acting wonky for lack of a better word. One minute it would run fine the next it was Continue reading
Hugelkultur is an old German concept/word meaning “hill-culture”. Wood is buried under topsoil (either in a hole or right on the ground) and as it breaks down, it holds lots of moisture and provides sustained nutrients for plant growth.
We’ve been wanting to try some Hugelkultur mounds at some point but I have had a bit of an eyesore that has needed dealt with for a while see in May of 2011 we decided that we wanted to get a few paw paw trees. Continue reading
Urbanite And Other Things.
Urbanite on Off Kilter Acres is not a person who lives in an urban area, it’s this beautiful stuff, basically used concrete and stone. We love repurposed material here on the OKA and we happened to run onto some urbanite so we are going to use it for a mandala Continue reading
Mulchin’ It Up Baby, Back To Eden Style!
Looky what Ma and I found! That is a pickup load of tree mulch that we got for a big ol’ whoppin $5 and change. We went back and got another one today and decided to get to work on setting up a bit of a Back To Eden test.